Expressway traffic nuisance caused by 40,000 hedge plants planted in the divider

For those using the Thimphu-Babesa Expressway the past few weeks have been a frustrating and at times even dangerous activity with Thimphu Thromde staff digging up the divider. More...

Save money on mobile internet by using data packages instead of pay per use basis

According to the General Manager, Network Operations, Tashi Cell, Ganga R Sharma, to lower the cost of mobile internet usage, the regular users should opt for data packages instead More...

BCCI says membership fee not compulsory but BCCI would close without it

The government may have given up collecting Business Income Tax from small rural businesses but rural shopkeepers in the Dzongkhags were surprised to find local Bhutan Chamber More...

MoF exempts all books from both Customs and Sales Tax

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) in a notification issued yesterday said that all books imported during 2015 will be exempted from both customs duty and sales tax. The notification More...

DNT welcomes decision to remove Foreign Minister

The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has welcomed the decision of the government to remove the Foreign Minister Lyonpo Rinzin Dorji but in doing so has asked the government to look More...

Precautionary measures needed to minimize risk at Memelakha landfill

Labourers that work to segregate wastes at the Memelakha landfill need more precautionary measures from risks caused by More...

First workshop on protecting disabled children

Ability Bhutan Society A workshop on protecting disabled children was conducted by Ability Bhutan Society (ABS) More...

The decisions on FM and BOiC

Many corrupt and authoritarian countries around the world have had perfectly educated, competent and even likeable...

The little fiefdoms of Bhutan

His Majesty the King in the 106th Nation Day address in 2013 pointed out the issue...

ACC in Lhakhang Karpo

It is not easy for any political party of any hue to see one of its...

The Birthday Generation

I was told about a particular teacher, who happened to observe a group of girls celebrating the birthday of More...

Name-Changing Syndrome

How does changing a name help anything? Of course there is a traditional rural belief that when a child is sick..

A Reading Society

His Majesty the King of Bhutan has officially declared 2015 as the National Reading Year in the country. It is exciting..

Govt will pay Nu 99.3 mn reimbursement to Infinity/ILFS to terminate Concession Agreement of BEC

Infinity and ILFS will however have to show bills to claim the above In a final step to bring closure to the More...

15 Dzongkhag Thromdes and 18 Yenlag Thromdes

The joint sitting of Parliament endorsed the Dzongkhag Thromdes for 15 Dzongkhags. The proposals for Dzongkhag Thromdes was put to vote..

To be a digital storyteller

The Youth Media Center (YMC) in collaboration with Department of Information and Media, Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) is training..

Government to fund World Cup qualifying matches

The government is set to sponsor the second round of World Cup qualifying match after the fund release has been included..

Cabinet asks MoF and MoEA to study handing over of BOiC to BDBL

The Cabinet in a meeting held towards the end of June 2015 asked the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of..

Expressway traffic nuisance caused by 40,000 hedge plants planted in the divider

For those using the Thimphu-Babesa Expressway the past few weeks have been a frustrating and at times even dangerous activity with..